The Best Lefthanded Batters and Lefthanded Pitchers in Baseball

Other Great Lefthanded Pitchers

Prior to 1930          1930 to 1960          1960 to 1990          Since 1990

​All-Time Greatest Lefthanded Pitchers

Lefty Gomez

​​Lefty Gomez  pitched 14 years in the majors (from 1930 to 1943), all but one with the New York Yankees.  He was a four time 20 game winner who finished with 189 wins and 102 losses for a .649 winning percentage (29th all time), and he had a 3.34 earned run average.

His best year was in 1934, when he won 26 games with only 5 losses with a 2.33 Earned Run Average.  He had 25 complete games and 6 shutouts in 33 games started.

Gomez pitched in the World Series in five different years, starting 7 games (completing 4 of them) and 50 innings.  He won 6 games without a loss and had a 2.86 earned run average..  He also made the all star team 7 times.  He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1972.